Infinix Zero 5 featured

Infinix Mobile, the sub-brand of Transsion Holdings, has launched its flagship Infinix Zero 5 globally at an event in Dubai yesterday. The company introduced the phone in two storage variants with same 6GB RAM, with the higher 128GB variant named Zero 5 Pro.

Earlier, Infinix had launched a couple of entry-level smartphones on its Indian debut with the Note 4 and Hot 4 Pro smartphones. However, those launched back in August were the budget devices.

The latest premium offering from Infinix features a huge 6.0-inch display and a suite of premium features and high-end specifications – the Zero 5 is the first Infinix device with a dual camera setup.

The Infinix Zero 5 comes with a price tag of Rs. 17,999 for the 64GB version in India, while the Zero 5 Pro is priced at Rs. 19,999. Both the phones will go on sale from November 22 exclusively on Flipkart.

Pros

  • 6.0-inch FHD display
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage with microSD support
  • Dual rear camera, 2x optical zoom
  • Metallic build

Cons

  • 16:9 aspect ratio display
  • MediaTek processor

Infinix Zero 5 Specifications

Key Specifications Infinix Zero 5
Display 6-inch LTPS Incell display
Screen Resolution Full HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat with XOS 3
Processor Octa-core
Chipset Mediatek Helio P25
GPU Mali-T880
RAM 6GB
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 128GB via microSD card
Primary Camera Dual 12MP wide-angle lens (Sony IMX386 sensor) + 13MP telephoto lens, portrait mode, pro mode, 2X optical zoom and 10X digital zoom
Secondary Camera 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture, beauty mode, and bokeh mode
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR
Battery 4,350 mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Sim Card Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Price 64GB – Rs. 17,999 (Zero 5)

128GB – Rs. 19,999 (Zero 5 Pro)

 

Infinix Zero 5 FAQs

Question: How is the display of the Infinix Zero 5?

Answer:  The Zero 5 sports a huge 6.0-inch Full HD LTPS IPS LCD display sourced from JDI. The display comes with 500 nits of brightness level and 85% NTSC color gamut. It is protected by a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Question: Does Infinix Zero 5 support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does the Infinix Zero 5 support 4G VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage come with the Infinix Zero 5?

Answer: The smartphone comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB internal storage.

Question: Can the internal storage in the Zero 5 be expanded?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage in the Zero 5 is expandable further up to 128GB via a microSD card.

Question: Which Android version runs on the Infinix Zero 5?

Answer: The Infinix Zero 5 runs Android 7.0 Nougat with company’s own XOS 3.0 on top.

Question: What are the camera features of Infinix Zero 5?

Answer:  Infinix Zero 5 is the first Infinix phone to sport a dual rear camera. Infinix has added a 12MP rear camera with a wide-angle lens and a 13MP telephoto lens combination for ‘bokeh’ effect. Other dual camera features are 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash and portrait mode.

Infinix Zero 5 cameras

On the front, there is a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture. It also features LED flash, with support for bokeh mode and beauty mode thrown in.

Question: What is the battery size on Infinix Zero 5?

Answer: The Infinix Zero 5 is powered by a 4,350 mAh non-removable battery with 18W xCharge for fast charging.

Question: Which mobile processor is used in Infinix Zero 5?

Answer: The Infinix Zero 5 comes in India with MediaTek Helio P25 octa-core processor clocked at 2.6 GHz with Mali T880 GPU.

Question: Does the Infinix Zero 5 feature a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Question: Is the Infinix Zero 5 water resistant?

Answer: The Infinix Zero 5 is not water resistant.

Question: Does the Infinix Zero 5 support NFC connectivity?

Answer: No, it does not support NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the Infinix Zero 5 support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG connectivity.

Question: Does the Infinix Zero 5 support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, the phone supports HDR mode.

Question: Can 4K videos be played on Infinix Zero 5?

Answer: No, the phone can only play up to Full HD videos.

Question: How is the audio experience of Infinix Zero 5?

Answer: As per our initial impressions, the Infinix Zero 5 is found to be loud and clear in terms of audio. The company has also launched active noise cancellation headphones under the Quiet brand to further enhance the audio experience.

Question: Does the Infinix Zero 5 support a 3.5mm headphone jack?

Infinix Zero 5 bottom

Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Question: Can the Infinix Zero 5 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is mobile internet sharing via hotspot is supported?

Answer: Yes, you can use the mobile hotspot to share internet.

Question: What is the price of Infinix Zero 5 in India?

Answer: The Infinix Zero 5 has been priced at Rs. 17,999 in India while the Zero 5 Pro costs Rs. 19,999.

Question: Will the Zero 5 be available in offline stores?

Answer: The Infinix Zero 5 will be available to buy only via Flipkart starting from Nov 22.

Conclusion

Earlier, when Infinix first entered India, it launched its the Note and Hot series that were the budget phones. Now, the company is back with a lot of premium features with Infinix Zero 5. While it does not come with an 18:9 aspect ratio display or a Snapdragon processor, the Infinix Zero 5 offers quite a decent value when you consider the entire package. Find more details about the Zero 5 in our first impressions.